Punic War

  • (noun): One of the three wars between Carthage and Rome that resulted in the destruction of Carthage and its annexation by Rome; 264-241 BC, 218-201 BC, 149-146 BC.

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List Of Battles Before 601 - 3rd Century BC
... under Lucius Cornelius Scipio in the first battle of the Third Samnite War. 281 BC Battle of Corupedium Last battle in the wars of the Diadochi ... of Changping Army of Qin under Bai Qi routed army of Zhao and massacred 500,000 prisoners of war ...
List Of Wars Between Democracies - Early Democracy - Roman Republic
... The Punic Wars ... The old constitution of Carthage, before the First Punic War, was described by Aristotle as a mixture of democracy and oligarchy after the disastrous end of that war ... party, which favored a less passive foreign policy, in 151 BC provoked Rome to begin the Third Punic War two years later ...
Marcus Claudius Marcellus (disambiguation)
... to the roman consul 222 BC and famous general, who fought Hannibal's forces in the Second Punic War Marcus Claudius Marcellus may also refer to Marcus Claudius Marcellus (consul 331 BC) Marcus ...
Philinus Of Agrigentum
... Philinus of Agrigentum (3rd-century BCE) lived during the First Punic War and wrote its history from a pro-Cathaginian standpoint ... Polybius for his description of the First Punic War ... intervention in Sicily at the start of the First Punic War violated a treaty between Rome and Carthage which recognized Roman sovereignty on the Italian peninsula and ...
Roman Cavalry - Republican Cavalry (338-88 BC) - Recruitment - Campaign Record
... Another disadvantage for the Romans in the Second Punic War was that their respective cavalry were heavily armoured shock cavalry, used to the rudimentary tactic of charging ... The Second Punic War placed unprecedented strains on Roman manpower, not least on the over 10,000+ drachmae First Class which provided the cavalry ... The cavalry of Roman armies before the Second Punic War had been exclusively Roman and confederate Italian, with each holding one wing of the battleline (the Romans usually holding the right wing) ...

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